Tag: beach-holidays

The Ultimate 3 Week Philippines Itinerary

The Ultimate 3 Week Philippines Itinerary

So you want to backpack around the Philippines, but you only have three weeks to spare. No problem – welcome to the 3 week Philippines Itinerary! Late April this year, after my three-month stay in Australia, I met my best friend Claire in the Philippines! […]

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

Thinking about quitting your job to go travelling? Prepare for all the feelings that comes with it! Nikki shares the highs and lows she experienced before she found herself sitting on a flight across the world.

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

Travelling in Indonesia during the wet season actually comes with a few benefits… Here are just some that I discovered.

How to: travel with just hand luggage

How to: travel with just hand luggage

Save time and energy at the airport and learn how to travel with just hand luggage! We promise it will change how you pack for the better!

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Want to enjoy Greece without the crowds? head to Halkidiki in northern Greece. If you’ve been watching Simon Reeve’s Greece on TV the past few weeks, then you’ll have realised quite how many surprises lay in store for travellers. One of these is the world heritage […]

5 tips for Greek island hopping

5 tips for Greek island hopping

One of my favourite summer holidays was my Greek island hopping adventure with my housemates. With just a 28ltr backpack, a strong supply of sun cream and enough bikinis to dress all of the Victoria’s Secret Angels between the five of us, we took off. […]

Preparing for Indochina Discovery

Preparing for Indochina Discovery

About six months ago, I took the (very spontaneous) plunge and booked the Indochina Discovery trip with G Adventures with my best friend. I’ve never been to Asia and it’s been about 10 years since I had a continuous month off work so I’m very […]

In search of Menorca’s best beaches

In search of Menorca’s best beaches

Did you know that Menorca boasts more beaches than Ibiza and Majorca combined? It’s just one of the many surprising facts about this Balearic Island that’s often overlooked. When I first visited here many a year ago I was unsure as to what to expect. […]

SOS Suncream: Holiday essentials

SOS Suncream: Holiday essentials

Save. Our. Skin. It’s time to bring out the big guns of sun protection. I’m half Italian-half Irish, and while the love for carbs and being a sun worshiper fall under the Italian side of me, my skin is most definitely Irish. It’s fair and […]

A tale of two Tanzanias

A tale of two Tanzanias

The Kilimanjaro challenge… “Jambo! Not far now, not far,” my guide proclaimed as he bounced past me with a toothy grin. I had the distinct impression he was lying to me. We had been walking for four hours now in freezing -15°C temperatures, trudging slow […]